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V3830

Oxford

Airspeed Oxford Mk II V3830, assigned to Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron (10th Air Depot Group) 9AF USAAF. Mid air collision with Miles Master W8453, crashed Cowage Farm, Calne Cat 5 damage, pilot Capt Fred Niffenegger and co pilot Capt James J Quinn KIFA, 8-Jul-43. SOC.

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People

  • Fred Niffenegger

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 10th Air Depot Group
    Mid air collision in Airspeed Oxford V3830 with Miles Master W8453, crashed Cowage Farm, Calne. KIFA. 8-Jul-43.

  • James Quinn

    Military | Captain | passenger | 10th Air Depot Group
    Accident 7/8/43 Oxford II V3830 with collision of unmarked bombing range at Hilmartin.

Places

  • Chilbolton

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as a grass airfield Relief Landing Ground for RAF Middle Wallop, Chilbolton was used as a fighter and Army Co-operation base during 1940-42. Enlarged and upgraded with a tarmac-surface hard perimeter track, some double blast pens and other...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Lyneham Farm Bungalow, Cowage Cottages, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 8RZ, UK 8 July 1943

Mid air collision with Miles Master W8453, crashed Cowage Farm, Calne Cat 5 damage, pilot Capt Fred Niffenegger and co pilot Capt James J Quinn KIFA, 8-Jul-43.

Hq Sqn 10 ADG 8AF.

Struck Off Charge SOC Chilbolton, Stockbridge, Hampshire SO20, UK 9 July 1943

Struck Off Charge.

Manufactured Christchurch, Dorset, UK

Built at Airspeed.

Delivered England, UK

Delivered to RAF MU.

Assigned Chilbolton, Stockbridge, Hampshire SO20, UK

Assigned to Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron (10th Air Depot Group) 9AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 February 2016 19:00:41 Al_Skiff Changes to media associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=V3830&Submit4=Go
http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=95221
http://www.49squadron.co.uk/personnel_index/detail/Lewis_J

Date Contributor Update
05 February 2016 10:23:07 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=V3830&Submit4=Go
http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=95221
http://www.49squadron.co.uk/personnel_index/detail/Lewis_J

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